Archive for Academics

Published 03/31/15

OWENS TO HOST FIFTH ANNUAL HONORS PROGRAM SYMPOSIUM AND MEDALLION CEREMONY

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 31, 2015 – Owens Community College honors students will have the opportunity to showcase their research and creative works in multiple disciplines during the fifth annual Honors Symposium and medallion Ceremony on Friday, April 10. The Honors Program Symposium and Medallion Ceremony will occur from 9 a.m. ...

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Published 01/29/15

OWENS WELCOMES MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND GENOCIDE SURVIVOR JOHN DAU

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2015 – Owens Community College is excited to welcome author, philanthropist and genocide survivor John Dau to the Toledo- and Findlay-area campuses Tuesday, Feb. 24. During his presentation, Dau will share his story of survival after being driven from his village in war-torn Sudan and ...

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Published 01/26/15

CHILDREN RECEIVE FREE DENTAL SERVICES DURING ANNUAL GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY AT OWENS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 – Owens’ Dental Hygiene program, in collaboration with the Toledo Dental Society, will be offering a day of free dental services for children ages six months to 18 years with limited or no access to care. The event will take place Friday, Feb. 6, ...

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Published 01/20/15

TRAVELING EXHIBITION TELLS OF LINCOLN’S STRUGGLE TO MEET THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES OF THE CIVIL WAR

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2015 – “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition opening at the Owens Community College Toledo-area Terhune Art Gallery on January 29 examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War—the secession of Southern states, ...

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Published 01/9/15

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2014 – The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Owens Community College for its 2015 Community Engagement Classification. “Community engagement is a major component to the success of students, as well as Owens as an institution, and we are extremely pleased those efforts ...

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Published 12/17/14

FALL PINNING CEREMONY HONORS REGISTERED AND PRACTICAL NURSING STUDENTS AT OWENS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2014 – More than 70 Owens Community College students were recently bestowed honorary pins by the Nursing Department for their academic achievements specific to registered nursing and practical nursing. The pinning ceremony is part of a traditional nursing practice, which honors students prior to beginning ...

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Published 12/15/14

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE NAMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2014 – Owens Community College has named Steve Robinson, Ph.D., as vice president of academic affairs. This is a key academic position responsible for academic programming, teaching and learning, faculty and academic staff. He will also support the institution’s completion plan and strategic enrollment growth. ...

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Published 12/8/14

646 GRADUATES PREPARE FOR OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE FALL COMMENCEMENT

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2014 – Six hundred forty-six candidates for graduation, including 122 from the Findlay-area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 34th Owens Community College Fall Commencement on Friday, Dec. 12. Of those graduates, 130 will graduate with honors. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. ...

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Published 12/5/14

OWENS DESIGNATED AS A 2015 STEM JOBS APPROVED COLLEGE

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Dec. 5, 2014 – Owens Community College has been designated a 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved College by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting individuals in transition with education and career opportunities, and creator of STEM JobsSM media, education and career resources for students interested in science, ...

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Published 11/10/14

OWENS BEGINS RECOVERY PLAN IN RESPONSE TO STATE FISCAL WATCH

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2014 – Leaders of Owens Community College informed the campus community today that the College anticipates being placed onto Fiscal Watch sometime next year. At the same time, they announced the beginning of a recovery plan that will help the college stabilize its finances and ...

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